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Important Upcoming Dates

1) Rent Board Ad Hoc Committee: Friday April 3rd @ 3 pm Short-Term Rental Regulations Side Entrance on Center Street @ Milvia 2) Zoning Hearing on Demolition: Thursday April 9th @ 7 pm Rent Controlled Triplex 1920 10th Street, UP

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SOS – Save Our Seniors!

“Before vacancy decontrol modified rent control in California, 42 percent of tenants in rent-controlled units in Berkeley were 55 or older. But since 1999, because of California’s Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, landlords can charge market rates each time new tenants

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Give Input on Housing Policy

On Wednesday February 18 the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the Housing Element of Berkeley’s General Plan. The hearing is at 7 PM at the North Berkeley Senior Center. BTU needs tenants to come speak out! Berkeley’s

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Comments on Berkeley Housing Element

This is from John’s letter to the Planning Commission for the February 18 hearing: It is clear from the Draft Berkeley Housing Element document that Berkeley is falling short of providing a mix of affordable housing for lower income AND

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BTU is Going to Sacramento!

Berkeley Tenants Union members will join with tenants from around the state in the first tenant March and Rally in Sacramento in many years. On Tuesday February 18, Tenants Together is leading member organizations like BTU to the capital. BTU

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